Placentas: Not just for fetuses anymore


There’s nothing like coming home after a long day at work, taking your shoes off and settling into a cozy placenta cushion. Ahhh…just like mom used to make.
Designed by Batti, an Argentinean designer too cool for two names, the Placentero chair “got its name from combination of two words linked to the pregnancy period, ‘placenta’ and ‘pleasure’.” Yeah, cause nothing says pleasure and comfort like afterbirth.

Via Gizmodo.

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Male viewer writes letter to the editor explaining why women can’t play soccer

This weekend, England’s women’s soccer team played Germany in an historic match at Wembly national stadium. As the Independent reports, “It was the first standalone game for women at the home of football, drew a record crowd of 46,000, was shown live in TV coverage on the BBC, and introduced a generation of young girls to the idea of the women’s team being treated the same as the men for the first time.” 

After the game, one male viewer, David Hickey, wrote a letter to the editor asking why it was aired when women’s soccer clearly doesn’t compare to the men’s game. “Women can’t play football,” he wrote. “They don’t even know the basic rules.” Here’s his full message:

 

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This weekend, England’s women’s soccer team played Germany in an historic match at Wembly national stadium. As the Independent reports, “It was the first standalone game for women at the home of football, drew a ...